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    Well done, shame thereís nowhere to show it atm 😎...

    Well done, shame thereís nowhere to show it atm 😎

    Mick
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    Roo For your info Euro-Nova is not a club, itís...

    Roo
    For your info Euro-Nova is not a club, itís a web forum. The official club is Club Nova, which uses Euro-Nova as an information resource and forum. Not sure whether Club Nova is currently on the...
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    Brett Iím sure you have already considered this,...

    Brett
    Iím sure you have already considered this, but if not then I suggest you include some sort of electrical lock-out that prevents the lift mechanism from operating if the latch hasnít released...
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    David Excellent quality finish. I canít...

    David
    Excellent quality finish. I canít comprehend how you manage all this when youíre thousands of miles from your Nova. I struggle and mines only out in my garage.

    Mick
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    Yup, Smiths speedo end. Speedo also available....

    Yup, Smiths speedo end. Speedo also available. 1601cm tip to tip.

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    Buffy I have the Speedo cable from MicksRedNova...

    Buffy
    I have the Speedo cable from MicksRedNova in my garage somewhere. I bought it new and it did less than 3000 miles before Ďthe accidentí. Obviously I donít have a use for it on the MG based...
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    Given the damage that the recovery truck driver...

    Given the damage that the recovery truck driver did to my Nova roof hinges after my accident, by using tie downs rather than closing the roof with the hydraulics, I suspect the hinges are the weak...
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    Well done 👍 for getting your roof functional. ...

    Well done 👍 for getting your roof functional.

    Mick
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    Sorry to hear that. Itís frustrating when things...

    Sorry to hear that. Itís frustrating when things donít do what you expect; most of us Nova owners have been there at some point in their build.

    Where in the country are you? Your profile doesnít...
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    Check your fuses, relays and your earth...

    Check your fuses, relays and your earth connections. Where in your car is the circuit and pump; front or rear?

    The ‘factory’ fitment of the mini pump was on metal bracket fixed to a fibreglass...
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    Brett This is a great innovation for a Nova...

    Brett
    This is a great innovation for a Nova roof. I tried, and failed, to fit gas rams using the normal hinge mechanism; didn’t even think about using all that empty space in the side pod. Lift gate...
  12. Donít do it. You own a piece of history. Look...

    Donít do it. You own a piece of history. Look back through your thread to see how far youíve come. Youíll never recoup the cost of man hours.
    Once youíve retired to the country, done all the things...
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    Thanks for the info. Can I use cellulose paint? I...

    Thanks for the info. Can I use cellulose paint? I donít have facilities to spray 2k.

    Mick
  14. This sad looking ‘project’ is currently on...

    This sad looking ‘project’ is currently on Facebook Marketplace for sale in Wales for £1500.

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    Lack of...
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    Alex, Shortly I will be finished with my...

    Alex,
    Shortly I will be finished with my butchered Nova back end. If itís any use to you in creating the mould for your clamshell youíre welcome to it.

    Mick
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    Doh! Bad luck about MoT but Iím sure youíll find...

    Doh! Bad luck about MoT but Iím sure youíll find a fix.

    Mick
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    and Both I understand the principles...

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    Both
    I understand the principles behind the whole buck/mould making process but have never done it and my inability to Ďvisualiseí in 3 dimensions and lack of artistic ability means I...
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    Thanks Peter If only you could photoshop the...

    Thanks Peter
    If only you could photoshop the real thing. Maybe someone with a big enough 3D printer could just print me one :coat:

    My skills with fibreglassing are near non-existent so my effort...
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    Yes Phill, great sense of achievement, just like...

    Yes Phill, great sense of achievement, just like the first time round a few years ago... :groupwave::drive:

    Unlike yours, and many other projects on here, which always look clean, shiny and...
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    The new clutch master cylinder kit arrived and is...

    The new clutch master cylinder kit arrived and is now fitted and working :bananasplit:

    Here is the first Ďproperly controlledí drive out of the garage.... https://youtu.be/XrQWLPvpzls

    It has...
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    Looking good. Do you have centre caps for them? ...

    Looking good. Do you have centre caps for them?

    Mick
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    The solenoid should have wire 72 going to the...

    The solenoid should have wire 72 going to the Lucar terminal and an earth wire going to the metal body of it. If you have made those 2 connections and the solenoid doesnít click when you push your...
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    With 1 of each pair of green wires joined and...

    With 1 of each pair of green wires joined and going to earth your circuitry should apply +12 to one or the other green wire, one for up and one for down. These wires are normally fed from the...
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    Mike Approx 78 inches, give or take a few...

    Mike

    Approx 78 inches, give or take a few inches either way. There are 2 cables, I measured the one that runs from the stick up over the engine and down to the box linkage. The other I think is...
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    Hi Peter Yes, I already had the cylinder apart...

    Hi Peter

    Yes, I already had the cylinder apart to investigate but donít think the bit thatís leaking is replaceable. The cylinder was an aftermarket landrover part from a 4x4 shop, cheap enough to...
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